Now that JPMorgan has racked up losses of $2 billion and counting from risky derivatives trading, many individuals may be relieved that they have avoided this type of investment like a bad cold.
After all, most individual investors don't have the money or the stomach for such complex, high-risk investments. Yet that doesn't mean that they're
aware of the risk levels posed by their portfolios of conventional investments. These risks could be far greater than you ever imagined.